News for Sunday, July 24, 2011
English wins N'wide event
Harris English became the second amateur to win on the Nationwide Tour this year, rolling in a 10-foot birdie on the last hole for a 1-under 70 to capture the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational.
Thomas Sharkey, a Georgia Southern golfer, was among two family members who died after fire swept through their home early July 23, according to The Telegraph newspaper of London.
O'Hair wins Canadian Open
Sean O'Hair defeated Kris Blanks on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday to win the Canadian Open for his fourth PGA Tour victory, his first since 2009.
5 Things: Senior British
5 Things: Russ Cochran hadn't had much success in Britain, until his major breakthrough on Sunday at Walton Heath.
Believe it or not, the start of another college golf season is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman will break down the top 60 teams for both the men and women. Today, it's No. 51 on the board with the SMU men and North Texas women.
TPC Sawgrass isn't the only island green in the world that can bring a professional golfer to his knees. Take a look at what happened at No. 17 at Bro Hof Slott GC in Sweden on Sunday.
Cochran wins Senior British
Russ Cochran won the Senior British Open by two shots on Sunday, holding off the challenge of fellow Americans Mark Calcavecchia and the fast-finishing Tom Watson to capture his first major title.
Believe it or not, the start of another college golf season is just a few short weeks away. To get you ready, Asher Wildman will break down the top 60 teams for both the men and women. Today, it's No. 52 on the board with the Middle Tennessee State men and Florida International women.
Alexander Noren of Sweden relied on his huge overnight lead to clinch the Nordea Masters title on Sunday, finishing seven shots clear despite a disappointing 5-over 77 in the final round.
Kyung-tae Kim picked up a four-stroke victory over Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa, shaking off of a disappointing showing at the Open Championship to win the Shigeo Invitational SEGA Sammy Cup.
Miyazato wins Evian
Ai Miyazato won the Evian Masters on Sunday, shooting a 2-under 70 to protect her two-shot lead and clinch her first title of the year.
John Cook and Mark O'Meara have been in contact with Tiger, but they don't have many answers on his return or caddie.